Yinchuan Haibaota Temple is the oldest Buddhist building in Ningxia, and one of the key Buddhist temples opened in China. As an excellent ancient architectural heritage in China, it has stood on the Yinchuan Plain for at least 1,500 years. It has been praised as “the ancient tower Ling” and listed as “the Eight Views of the Eight Sides”.
Haibaota Temple built from the east to the west according to the central axis, there are Shanmen, Tianwang Hall, Bell and Drum Tower, Daxiong Treasure Hall, Wei Tuo Temple, Jade Buddha Hall, Guanyin Temple and Reclining Buddha Hall. The Haibao Tower stands between the Daxiong Hall and the Vedic Temple. It is the main building in the temple and the most valuable ancient building. Although the temple was built several times, the classical architecture and Buddhist atmosphere are not diminished, and the daily pilgrims are endless.
On the 15th of the lunar calendar every year, the Pandan Party was held here, and the crowds from all over the world came to visit and lived in excitement. The Haibaota Temple and the Chengtian Temple Tower and the West Tower and the North Tower, respectively known as Yinchuan, are located across the city. After the tour, you may wish to go to Xinhua Street for a meal and stop by for a visit to Xinhua Shopping Center.
Yinchuan City Day Tour: Nanguan Qingzheng Temple → Chengtian Temple→ Haibaota Temple→ Yuhuangge→ Nanmen Building
Best time to visit:
(local specialties) Helan stone, medlar, licorice, beach sheepskin, hair dish, Yinchuan bitter, thyme. (Specialty food) Hui people cover bowl of tea, pasta, bean sugar, melon sugar, steamed lamb, and mutton.
中国>Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region>Yinchuan City>Xingqing District
Getting there: Take the 16th, 29th, 30th, 35th, and 49th roads in the city, and get off at Jingmojiayuan District a or Haibao Park.
Haibao Tower Temple Ticket Price:
Scenic opening hours:
weekdays 09:00-17:00, first day, fifteenth 07:00-17:00; normal opening on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.